ENSV Riikliku Julgeoleku Komitee lõpetamata uurimistoimikute kollektsioon

  • Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic KGB Archive, Collection of files of incomplete investigations
  • Коллекция следственных дел
Language of Description
1932 - 1990
Level of Description
  • Estonian
  • German
  • Russian
  • Cyrillic
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

13,422 Records, original paper documents, partly digitalized.

Biographical History

This fonds is part of a collection of documents of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic KGB archive which has been transferred to the National Archive of Estonia, Estonian State Archive.

Scope and Content

This archive fond includes mostly cases of political repressions of Soviet regime (1940-1941 and after 1944). It contains also as smaller part the interrogation materials of the former guards and officials of the Concentration Camps, police officers and military among Estonian residents, who participated or was accused in participating during the Second World War in Nazi crimes. The basic languages of documents are Russian and Estonian; only a limited number of documents are in German (copied documents from German occupation period) or other languages.

System of Arrangement

The collection consists exclusively of interrogation files of individuals and groups of people. Files are in chronological order as registered in the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Titles of files consist of "Last name, first name, father´s name (birth year)".

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted access, regulated with Personal Data Protection Act of Estonian Republic and archival decree; for further information, see here.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

It is possible to order copies, including digital copies, and to take photographs (without flash). Price list of copies.

Finding Aids

Existence and Location of Copies

  • Partially copied by USHMM

Archivist Note

Entry added on May 8, 2014 by Meelis Maripuu based on finding aids available at the homepage of the Estonian State Archive, printed finding aid, and personal research experiences.

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0